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Extensive media coverage for Sikyong Dr.Sangay's visit to Canada

February 27, 2013

Sikyong Dr.Lobsang Sangay has concluded his visit in Ottawa.

Dr. Sangay has been invited to testify in front of the Subcommittee on international human rights of the Canadian parliament. During his visit, Dr. Sangay has also met with MP’s from the Parliamentary Friends of Tibet group, Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Multiculturalism and Citizenship, M. Jason Kenney and the Official Opposition Leader, Mr.Thomas Mulcair.

The Canadian and international media has offered extensive coverage of the two-day visit:

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New York Times and Reuters - Tibet Exile Leader Blames Self-Immolations on China Policy

http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2013/02/26/world/asia/26reuters-china-tibet.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&_r=2&

 

The Globe and Mail - Call to help Tibetans puts pressure on Canada’s new religion envoy

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/call-to-help-tibetans-puts-pressure-on-canadas-new-religion-envoy/article9056685/

 

Embassy News - Press allies on Tibet, leaders urge Canada

http://www.embassynews.ca/news/2013/02/26/press-allies-on-tibet-leaders-urge-canada/43362

 

Embassy News - China protests Tibet leader’s visit

http://www.embassynews.ca/news/2013/02/27/china-protests-tibet-leader%E2%80%99s-visit/43369

 

Vancouver Sun - China denies new Canadian ambassador permission to travel to Tibet

http://www.vancouversun.com/news/China+denies+Canadian+ambassador+permission+travel+Tibet/8019310/story.html

 

TV MEDIA COVERAGE:

CPAC – Prime Time Politics

http://www.cpac.ca/eng/videos/84037

 

Power and Politics with Evan Solomon

http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/TV+Shows/Power+%26+Politics+with+Evan+Solomon/ID/2338842962/

 

Power Play with Don Martin - How can Canada help Tibet?

http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=873235

 

CTV NEWS
http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=872293

 

Parliamentary Hearing – Subcommittee on international human rights

http://parlvu.parl.gc.ca/parlvu/ContentEntityDetailView.aspx?contententityid=10111&date=20130221&lang=en

 

 

 

 

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